'What Have We Done to Deserve This?' - Victims of Police Custody Deaths Long for Recognition

Daniel Machover | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Politics
Daniel Machover

Our criminal justice system has long discriminated against those who have lost family members at the hands of the police. Instead of being recognised as victims, such families are victimised from the very first meeting with the police onwards.

'Restraint Is Intrinsically Unsafe' - The Government Is Ignoring the Lessons of the Past, With Potentially Fatal Consequences for Children

Paola Uccellari | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Politics
Paola Uccellari

The Ministry of Justice has published details of how its new child super-prisons ("secure colleges") will be run. Sold as all about putting "education at the heart of custody", the plans are scant on detail about how children will be helped via education and health services, but contain 15 astonishing pages on discipline, punishment and control.

Custody, Marital Collapse and Coercion: Parental 'brainwashing' On The Rise

Naomi McGloin | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Naomi McGloin

Bitter, dramatic break-ups seem to hold a fascination for those who both write and read the newspapers.

"I Was Never Too Fat To Be A Dad"

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A Canadian father-of-two, who lost custody of his two young sons due to his weight, is now planning to appeal the case and start a hunger strike today...

Family Relations Strained by Mobile Technology's Great Leap Forward

Louise Halford | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Halford

Over the last six months, I and my colleagues at Pannone have noticed a steady stream of a new type of case, one in which estranged parents are being accused of using mobile video calls to their children as an opportunity to spy on their exes.

Adolf Hitler And Aryan Nation: Parents Who Gave Children Nazi Names Lose Custody

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK

A couple who named their children ‘Adolf Hitler’ and ‘Aryan Nation’ will not regain custody of their three children in Holland, New Jersey, a ...

IPCC Investigating After a Man Becomes Seriously Ill in Custody

IPCC | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK

The IPCC is investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident where a man became seriously ill whilst in the custody of British Transport Police...